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The '''Virginia Military Institute''' ('''VMI''') is a State university system|state-supported military academy|military college in Lexington, Virginia, the oldest such institution in the United States. Unlike any other Senior Military College in the United States, and in keeping with its founding principles, VMI enrolls cadets only and awards baccalaureate degrees exclusively. VMI offers cadets strict military discipline combined with a spartan, physically and academically demanding environment. The Institute grants degrees in 14 disciplines in engineering, the sciences, and the liberal arts. While VMI has been called the United States Military Academy|West Point of the South, it differs from the United States Service academies|federal service academies in several respects. For example, the living conditions at VMI are far...
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Motto{{lang-la|In Pace Decus, In Bello Praesidium}}{{cite web |title=History of the VMI Coat of Arms, Motto, Seal & Spider Logo |date=n.d. |accessdate=December 22, 2015 |website=Virginia Military Institute |url=http://www.vmi.edu/archives.aspx?id=4294968550}}
MottoengIn Peace a Glorious Asset, In War a Tower of Strength
Established{{start date|1839}}
TypePublic university|Public Senior Military College|senior military college
Endowment$383 millionAt the end of FY 2011. {{cite web|title=Investments at VMI |url=http://www.vmi.edu/Content.aspx?id=10737426542|accessdate=11 May 2015}}
SuperintendentGeneral J. H. Binford Peay III US Army, ret.
Students1,653
CityLexington, Virginia|Lexington
StateVirginia
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